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  1. Police say 23-year-old man robbed NYC bank in wheelchairRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Newsday

    In this Monday, June 29, 2015 photo provided by the New York Police Department, a man gets away after he robbed the Santander bank in Queens. Photo Credit: AP They say he handed a note to a teller demanding cash.

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  2. Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Newsday

    Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were suddenly declined and they were left penniless. The couple skipped a few meals before spending their last dollars on dinner at McDonald's.

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  3. Ex-firefighter who responded on Sept. 11 wins $5M in lotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Newsday

    In this photo provided by the New York Governor's Office via the New York State Gaming Commission, Yolanda Vega, right, presents retired New York City Firefighter Carmelo Mercado with a ceremonial $5 million check at the New York Lottery Customer Service Center, Thursday, July 2, 2015 in New York. Photo Credit: AP A former firefighter who responded to the World Trade Center on Sept.

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  4. Brother of cop attacked by hatchet now an NYPD graduateRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Newsday

    From left, Nassau County Police Department Detective James Healey, New York City Police Officer Kenneth Healy, and his brother James Healey, who just graduated from the police academy, speak to the media after a graduation ceremony at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan on Thursday, July 2, 2015. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert Thursday's NYPD graduation at Madison Square Garden, presided over by Commissioner William Bratton, had special meaning for the Healey family of Nassau County.

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  5. NYPD: LI residents charged in Queens credit-card fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    A 15-month-long NYPD investigation into the manufacturing and selling of fraudulent credit cards led to the arrests of 16 suspected Bloods gang members and associates Wednesday in Queens, including two women and a man from Nassau, police said. The arrests came as members of the NYPD Financial Crimes Task Force, Intelligence Bureau, Organized Crime Control Bureau-Asset Forfeiture Division,... A 15-month-long NYPD investigation into the manufacturing and selling of fraudulent credit cards led to the arrests of 16 suspected Bloods gang members and associates Wednesday in Queens, including two women and a man from Nassau, police said.

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  6. Homegrown Music Cafe: Good music for a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Jean-Paul Vest plays at the Homegrown Music Cafe. Ralph Antignano founded this performance space in the chapel at the Church of St. Gerard Majella in Port Jefferson Station.

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  7. Cuban restaurant Rincon Criollo opens in Huntington StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    The dining room at Rincon Criollo in Huntington Station is decorated with paintings and vintage photographs, June 22, 2015. Photo Credit: Newsday / Erica Marcus Rincon Criollo, a Cuban mainstay in Queens since 1976, has opened a satellite in Huntington Station.

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  8. Police: Car crash nets forgery arrests in LynbrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    A man and two women from Queens face forgery charges after their car crashed Wednesday in Lynbrook and Nassau County police said they found re-encoded credit cards and a card-skimming device in the vehicle. The Major Case Bureau said that Olawale G. Seriki, 29, of 149-67 255th St., Mesha Meronnee, 22, of 88-49 208th St., and Walesca Nelson, 21, of 90-04 210th St., were in a 2004 BMW involved... A man and two women from Queens face forgery charges after their car crashed Wednesday in Lynbrook and Nassau County police said they found re-encoded credit cards and a card-skimming device in the vehicle.

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  9. Billy Joel celebrates record 65th Madison Square Garden showRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Billy Joel plays Madison Square Garden for the 65th time, breaking the record for most performances at the arena, in Manhattan, July 1, 2015. Photo Credit: Bruce Gilbert Billy Joel celebrated his record-setting 65th appearance at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night with a little help from his friends.

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  10. City labor leaders, including LI man, and former labor official...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    U. S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara speaks at a press conference in Manhattan on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. Photo Credit: Yeong-Ung Yang Two New York City labor leaders, including one from Rockville Centre, and one former labor leader have been charged with taking more than $1 million in kickbacks over 10 years and embezzling money from their unions, according to an indictment unsealed in federal court in Manhattan on Monday.

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  11. Letter: Killing geese isn't only answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    Regarding "Trouble takes wing" [News, June 28], about bird strikes on the rise at LaGuardia Airport, I'm a GooseWatch NYC volunteer. I have sat in the same park in southern Queens early mornings for the past three summers, waiting to document our nation's secretive killing agency, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services, rounding up molting resident Canada geese for slaughter in the name of aviation safety.

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  12. Police: Glen Cove woman, 85, with dementia is missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    Police are searching for an 85-year-old Glen Cove woman with dementia who was last seen driving her car Tuesday night in Queens. Ann J. Conte is 5-foot-6 and 120 pounds with gray hair and hazel eyes, according to the New York State Missing Persons Clearinghouse.

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  13. Secret recording played at John Sampson's corruption trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Newsday

    New York State Senator John Sampson, center, exits Brooklyn Federal Court on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert In a tense 2012 meeting at a Howard Beach Italian restaurant state Sen. John Sampson gave an associate cryptic instructions to withhold subpoenaed evidence from investigators but "not lie" if asked about it, according to a secret recording played Tuesday at Sampson's corruption trial.

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  14. Man in wheelchair robs Queens bank, NYPD saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Newsday

    In this Monday, June 29, 2015 photo provided by the New York Police Department, a man gets away after he robbed the Santander bank in the Queens borough of New York. Photo Credit: AP It may not have been the fastest getaway, but police are searching for a man in a wheelchair who robbed a bank in New York City.

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  15. Unlicensed driver left scene after striking, killing 21-year-old woman, NYPD saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Newsday

    Police say a Queens man has been charged in a hit-and-run that killed a 21-year-old woman. Authorities say 24-year-old Nicholas Colleran has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, driving without a license and related offenses.

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  16. NYPD, other law enforcement officials concerned about lone wolf...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Newsday

    New York Police Department officers man a check point at the entrance of a subway station in Queens, New York, on October 24, 2014. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Jewel Samad Against a backdrop of horrific terror attacks abroad, the NYPD and other law enforcement officials are watching the approach of the July Fourth holiday with a sense of concern that lone wolf attackers could spark an incident here.

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  17. Manhattan man arraigned on JFK terror threat charges, Queens DA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Newsday

    A Manhattan man who police and prosecutors said phoned in several threats of violence -- including setting off bombs -- into Kennedy Airport recently was arrested and charged with making terroristic threats, law enforcement authorities said. Philip Ngom, 64, of W. 116th Street was being held on $750,000 bail after he was arraigned Saturday before Queens Criminal Court Judge Deborah Stevens Modica on charges of falsely reporting an incident and making a terroristic threat, said Queens District Attorney Richard Brown.

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  18. Rep. Pete King warns of possible July 4th terror threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Newsday

    Citing recent terrorism related arrests in New York and New Jersey and deadly attacks overseas this weekend, Rep. Pete King said Americans should be extra "vigilant" this Fourth of July weekend. In a phone interview with Newsday, King , a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence said... Citing recent terrorism related arrests in New York and New Jersey and deadly attacks overseas this weekend, Rep. Pete King said Americans should be extra "vigilant" this Fourth of July weekend.

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  19. 19-year-old motorcycle driver killed after collision with SUV, NYPD saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Newsday

    It happened just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday on Linden Boulevard in Queens. Police say Izayha Felder was driving a Suzuki GW motorcycle when it collided with a sport utility vehicle.

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  20. De Blasio comes up short on results, clout in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Newsday

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio walks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office at the state Capitol on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Albany. Photo Credit: AP Not state Senate Republicans, who shot down his request for permanent mayoral control of New York City schools, granting him one year instead.

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